OSWEGO, N.Y. - The third seeded Brockport will take on No. 1 and host Oswego in the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) men's basketball final, Saturday at 4 p.m. after wins in the semifinals Friday night.
Brockport battled No. 2 and host Plattsburgh down to the wire in the first semifinal of the night in Oswego. The Green and Gold were able to come away with the 86-85 win to advance to the finals for the first time since the 2013-14 season. Chris Atkinson scored 20 points on 7-for-12 from the field and 4-for-5 from behind the arc. The senior also grabbed six rebounds and recorded four assists. Antonio Alvarez and Danny Ashley each chipped in 13 points, with Alvarez grabbing eight rebounds.
The top-seeded Oswego State men's basketball team battled to a double-overtime 73-69 victory over No. 5 Oneonta in the second semifinal game in the SUNYAC Championship on Friday night. Oswego's victory snapped an impressive six-game win streak for the Red Dragons. Joe Sullivan, Liam Sanborn and Brandan Gartland played all 50 minutes for the Lakers, each scoring in double-figures. Sullivan had a double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds while Sanborn missed the same plateau by just two boards (15 pts.). Gartland finished with 12 points on 4-for-7 shooting from the floor and a perfect night from the charity stripe (4-for-4).
Oswego looks to win its eighth overall SUNYAC title (last in 2017) while Brockport is playing for its ninth overall crown and first since 2014.